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Unformatted text preview: Tyler Weed Section 13 Source : Paul Wapner (2006). Greenpeace and Political Globalism. In G. Massey (Ed.), in Readings for Sociology 5 th Ed., (pp. 477-485). New York and London: W. W. Norton & Company. Thesis: Greenpeace is a global organization which is vying for social change in the form of environmental campaigns and political action. Questions: 1. What is the ideology that helped create Greenpeace and how has it changed since the organization has become worldwide? The ideology behind Greenpeace is that social change for the most part takes radical action which in the case of Greenpeace consists of campaigns against large corporations. This idea has stayed true throughout the history of the organization , and since it has become a global war against various environmental offenders, this social institution has employed various other tactics to succeed. The other tactics include political lobbying as well as lobbying to the masses because the belief is that if you can get enough people to believe in your cause you can cause...
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This note was uploaded on 04/10/2008 for the course SOC 101 taught by Professor Simpson during the Fall '08 term at Western New England University.
- Fall '08